Hermann Kesten Prize

The Hermann Kesten Prize, formerly Hermann Kesten Medal, was donated on the occasion of the 85th birthday of its Honorary President Hermann Kesten 1985 by PEN Center Germany.

The award is for outstanding services to persecuted writers in the Charter of International PEN awarded. Since 1994 she is awarded annually. The prize money of 10,000 euros, the Hessian Ministry for Science and the Arts since 2000.

Award winners